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  • Color Adjustment

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1991 • 88 minutes

    An essential companion to Ethnic Notions, Color Adjustment explores black representation in the age of primetime television. Deconstructing cultural touchstones from Amos ’n’ Andy to The Jeffersons to The Cosby Show, this cogent and prov...

  • TVTV: Video Revolutionaries

    Directed by Paul Goldsmith • Documentary • With John Belushi, Hunter S. Thompson, Bill Murray, Steven Speilberg, Lily Tomlin, Abbie Hoffman • 2018 • 82 minutes

    Featuring Bill Murray, Hunter Thompson, John Belushi, Steven Spielberg, Lynn Swan, Goldie Hawn, Abbie Hoffman, Lily Tomlin and more, "TV...

  • The Gold Spinners

    Directed by Kiur Aarma, Hardi Volmer • Documentary • 2014 • 72 minutes

    The Gold Spinners is a story about the birth, glory, and disappearance of a peculiar, invisible, and mighty business empire – the film studio Eesti Reklaamfilm, the only company producing commercials in the Soviet Union.

  • Sex, Lies and Tabloids!

    Directed by Jean-Baptiste Peretie • Documentary • 2015 • 52 minutes

    They're lurid, obnoxious, disdainful and explicit. And we love them - and love to hate them. SEX, LIES AND TABLOIDS! charts the rise and fall of tabloid papers in the UK and US, including the New York Post, The Sun, and notoriou...

  • 30 Second Democracy

    Directed by David Vainola • Documentary • 1996 • 51 minutes

    :30 Second Democracy explores the disturbing relationship between political parties and the advertising industry during election campaigns. Through television advertising, techniques perfected to sell commercial products are readily app...

  • Propaganda: The Manufacture of Consent

    Directed by Jimmy Leipold • Documentary • With Noam Chomsky, Chris Hedges, Stuart Ewen, David Miller • 2020 • 53 minutes

    In 1916, Woodrow Wilson ran on a platform strongly opposing US entry into WWI. But just a few months after taking office, the United States declared war on Germany. Soon after...

  • Talk Mogadishu

    Directed by Judy Jackson • Documentary • 2003 • 50 minutes

    A decade after the disastrous US humanitarian intervention in Somalia, HornAfrik, the first independent TV and radio station in war-ravaged Mogadishu, was established by three brave Somali-Canadians in the face of chaos and devastation. ...

  • Seeing is Believing

    Directed by Katerina Cizek and Peter Wintonick • Documentary • 2002 • 58 minutes

    It may be the greatest media technology paradigm shift since TV's advent. From Rodney King to Osama Bin Laden, handicams aren't just for weddings and family vacations anymore. Over the past decade, amateur camcorder...

  • Disco and Atomic War

    Directed by Jaak Kilmi • Documentary • 2009 • 80 minutes

    Winner of the Best Documentary prize at the Warsaw International Film Festival, this witty, charming, and provocative film recounts how in the mid 1980's, the nation of Estonia still lay firmly in the grip of the Soviet Union, and the repr...

  • Made Over in America

    Directed by Bernadette Wegenstein & Geoffrey Alan Rhodes • Documentary • 2007 • 65 minutes

    In the age of surgically enhanced beauty and reality television, how do we perceive body image? MADE OVER IN AMERICA combines the style of reality television with experimental film to weave together the vo...

  • Dreams Rewired

    Directed by Manu Luksch, Martin Reinhart and Thomas Tode • Documentary • With Tilda Swinton • 2015 • 85 minutes

    Tilda Swinton's hypnotic voiceover and a treasure trove of rare archival footage culled from hundreds of films from the 1880s through the 1930s-much of it previously unseen-combine to ...